Elevated Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon and Gruyère
Elevated Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon and Gruyère
  • prep: 35 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    Elevated macaroni and cheese with bacon and gruyère is the perfect side-dish! It's great for special occasions like Thanksgiving and Christmas, or any night you're craving comfort food!

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound Shellbows Pasta
    • 1 pound bacon
    • 4 and 1/2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 3 shallots diced
    • 2 and 1/2 teaspoons fresh thyme (chopped )
    • 1/4 cup (30 grams) all-purpose flour
    • 3 and 3/4 cups whole milk
    • 1 teaspoon light brown sugar
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1/3 cup heavy cream
    • 8 ounces white extra sharp cheddar cheese (grated )
    • 6 ounces gruyère cheese (grated )
    • 4 ounces sharp cheddar (use an orange variety if you want a slightly orange hue like mine) (grated )
    • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
    • 1 Tablespoon olive oil

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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